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Welcome to Rwanda


Capital: Kigali

Population: 11,262,564 (2015 Estimate)

Dialing Code: +250

Continent: Africa

Driving Side: Right

Rwanda seems to have put the genocide to the past and aiming to be the destination of choice for tourists from all over the world. Blessed with great landscape and abundant vegetation, the country is arguably the cleanest in Africa.

Rwanda is one of only two countries in which mountain gorillas can be visited safely. The country's economy is based on agriculture so if you want the best coffee or tea, here's a place to visit. Rwanda is also blessed with creative and beautiful traditional arts and crafts.

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Attraction Overview

Lake Kivu

One of the best natural views that Rwanda has to offer, it runs a long way which is about 100 km along the western border of Rwanda and Congo. The lake is the highest in Africa and flows about 1460m high from the ground.

Nyamata Church, Kigali

The Nyamata Church is a symbol of 1994, the genocide of Rwanda. The Genocide Memorial is also located by the church. The church has not changed a bit since the genocide. The clothes of the victims are still piled on the pews, even those that bears their bloodstains. Every year lots of tourists come here to know what actually happened to the victims and to show respect.

Volcanoes National Park

This mountain acts as a border of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and the Uganda. Tourists visit to track the mountain families or the mountain gorillas. The great Dian Fossy lived and died here. Then she was protecting the gorillas. The tourists can see about 75 mammals including elephant, buffalo etc. here.